3 players the Seattle Seahawks could have drafted instead of Dee Eskridge in 2021

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Seahawks missed on wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown

This one really hurts. Eskridge went 56th overall in the draft while St. Brown went in the fourth round at 112th overall. Sure, a lot of teams whiffed on St. Brown, but Seattle clearly wanted to try to add WR3 as Seattle only had three picks in the 2021 draft and chose a receiver with their first choice.

It's also a bit surprising that St. Brown didn't end up with the Seahawks because he played at USC and head coach Pete Carroll loves his SC guys. St. Brown is bigger than Eskridge and an even better route-runner so I am not sure what Seattle saw in Eskridge that they didn't in St. Brown. But St. Brown has had a monumentally better NFL career so far than Eskridge.

As a rookie, St. Brown had 90 catches for 912 yards and had a total of 6 touchdowns. So basically, if St. Brown hadn't played another season past his rookie one, he would still have 790 more receiving yards, 5 more touchdowns, and 73 more catches. Heck, if Eskridge even had one year with 73 catches and 790 yards receiving it would seem like a miracle at this point.

But St. Brown has played two years and in 2022 he was even better than 2021. Last year, Brown finished with 106 catches for 1,161 yards and 6 touchdowns and added another 95 yards rushing. Besides the rushing yards, that kind of season is even slightly better than what the Seahawks' Tyler Lockett produces in a good year. The difference between St. Brown and Eskridge at this point is sadly laughable.